Ricardo Almeida confirms drop to welterweight

Renzo Gracie-trained third degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt Ricardo Almeida (10-3) is a Pride, Pancrase, and UFC veteran. He holds notable wins over Ryo Chonan, Nate Marquardt, Kazuo Misaki, Matt Horwich, and Ikihusa Minowa.

This past week, Pro MMA Radio host, Larry Pepe had the opportunity to speak with Ricardo on a number of topics including an update on his son who was diagnosed with autism last year. They have found a really good school for his son, he has also been receiving therapy and is doing very well.

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PRO MMA Radio interview – Jon Jones

New UFC fighter Jon Jones (8-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) stopped by Pro MMA Radio to talk with host Larry Pepe about his new found fame, his victory over Stephan Bonnar at UFC 94, and how he incorporates his wrestling backround into his MMA game.

Here are some highlights of their discussion:

Jon Jones is a Jr. College wrestling national champion, is undefeated in MMA, and is fresh off his victory over tough UFC veteran Stephan Bonnar (11-5 MMA, 5-4 UFC) and oh yeah, he is only 21.

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Clay Guida talks win over Nate Diaz at ‘Fight Night’ 17

Top UFC lightweight prospect, Clay Guida, stopped by Pro MMA Radio on Monday night to talk about his fighting style, the UFC judges, and his most recent fight with Nate Diaz.

Here are some highlights on their discussion:

UFC lightweight Clay Guida is considered by many as one of the most exciting fighters in the UFC today. Clay is fresh off his win at UFC 94 against the very tough and versatile Nate Diaz.

Guida won a controversial split-decision that many thought Diaz won.¬†Guida thought he should have won a unanimous decision and stated his displeasure with certain judges, ” … I think some judges kinda need to go back and look at grappling and look at the control a little but more…”

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Pro MMA Radio interview – Dan Henderson

UFC middleweight and light heavyweight contender Dan Henderson stopped by Pro MMA Radio on Monday night to speak with host, Larry Pepe.

Here are some highlights from their discussion:

Henderson fought a very tough three round decision victory against Rousimar Palhares at UFC 88 in September.

He caught Palhares with some big shots and the guy would just not go away; the toughness of the Brazilian’s chin was a surprise to Henderson.

Henderson was able to clarify, his height is really 5’11” and not 6’1″ which most stats show.

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Dan Henderson on PRO MMA Radio

Get over to Pro MMA Radio right now. Host, Larry Pepe is breaks down the Lesnar vs. Couture fight as well as the entire UFC 91 card that will take place this Saturday night.

Pep will then report on everything going on in the world of MMA from this past week and then to top it all off, former PRIDE champion and current UFC fighter, Dan Henderson will be on Pro MMA Radio’s Toe-to-Toe segment with an exclusive interview.

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